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Melissa Miles McCarter
Mommy who writes on the side about mental health, family, pop culture, feminism, and more. Editor of Popoff.us — Subscribe for even more: brieflymelissa.com

Who am I and what do I write about?

But it took a long time to earn that title.

Another passion of mine is writing about mental health.


It’s possible to feel joy again when you abandon the myth of mothering.

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Photo of snow in Ironton, MO on April 20, 2021 taken by me immediately after the Chauvin verdict

Change your approach with a different perspective.

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What inspired this change?

My circumstances at home changed and the world changed.


  • They were asking questions comparing Medium to Twitter and LinkedIn.


It might mean looking elsewhere, too.

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Photo From Allen vs. Farrow Courtesy HBO: Ronan Farrow, Lark Previn, Woody Allen, Dylan Farrow, Fletcher Previn, Daisy Previn, Soon-Yi Previn, Moses Farrow, Mia Farrow

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